Football theonlycolors.com —  The offense was both explosive and efficient, where it was merely explosive against Nebraska. Connor Cook still has work to do, though; he still is somewhat inconsistent and it shows in his completion percentage (a mere 19/37, or 51%). This is especially confusing because there have been just 3 sacks given up by the offensive line all year, and all of them came against Oregon. The running game certainly helped, as Jeremy Langford, Nick Hill and Delton Williams all averaged at least 8 yards per carry.
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Swimming & Diving msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State swimming and diving team defeated Grand Valley and Denison Saturday afternoon at the outdoor pool at IM West. The men's team defeated Grand Valley, 149-55, and Denison, 155.5-49.5. On the women's side, MSU defeated Denison, 137-68, and beat Grand Valley, 145-59. The Spartans finished the day with winners in 16 of the 22 events.


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Football freep.com —  Travis Walton had basketball on the brain when he returned to East Lansing from his first trip to Boise, Idaho, and his first real taste of the career that has seemed his destiny for years. Walton told coach Tom Izzo he had been through nine straight hours of basketball meetings as a newly hired assistant coach for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League.
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State women's soccer picked up its second Big Ten win and first road win of the season on Saturday evening in West Lafayette, Indiana, taking down Purdue, 2-0. Fifth-year senior goalkeeper Courtney Clem made three saves to earn her fifth shutout of the season. With the win the Spartans improve to 8-5-1 on the season.
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Football isportsweb.com —  It’s Rivalry Week in the Great Lakes State this week, so iSportsWeb's Matt Hoeppner decided to look back at the top five games between Michigan and Michigan State since 2000. The games will be presented in chronological order.
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Football impact89fm.org —  The Michigan-Michigan State rivalry has always been a heated one on the football field, but when Mark Dantonio took over as head coach of the Spartans in 2007, the teams were headed in different directions. Michigan State was annually competing to simply make a bowl game while the Wolverines were focused on winning Big Ten titles and beyond. The 2007 game marked a major turnaround in the battle for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. Discuss »
Football btn.com —  Michigan State’s playoff stock continues to rise following another win. This week, I have the Spartans (6-1, 3-0) as a No. 3 seed playing in the Rose Bowl vs. No. 2 Ole Miss.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For a brief moment, Travis Trice allows himself to take a look back at his road to this point. After three seasons of biding his time and battling injuries as a reserve behind Keith Appling, the senior point guard is ready to take on the starting role this season for Michigan State.
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Football freep.com —  The unranked in-state rival is next for this top-10 team, and while that might not be nearly as big as the Ohio State showdown two weeks later, it warrants full attention.
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Football freep.com —  It has been nearly eight years since Mark Dantonio took over the Michigan State football program, eight years during which he has taken the Spartans to unimaginable heights -- especially considering the state the program was in when he inherited it from John L. Smith in 2006.
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Women's Soccer msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hung in tight with Big Ten frontrunners No. 7 Penn State Sunday afternoon, but came up just short, losing 2-1 on senior day. The Spartans got out to the early lead but could not hold on as Penn State scored a late first half goal and an early second half goal to down the Spartans in front of 1,112 fans at DeMartin Stadium
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Field Hockey msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State field hockey team will feature each of the freshman this fall in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week freshman goalkeeper Katie Miller (Country Kildare, Ireland) sat down with msuspartans.com to answer some questions.
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Football profootballtalk.nbcsports.com —  “It was very cool,” Hoyer said, via Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “To beat those guys that way feels good. The last time the Browns beat the Steelers, I was the backup quarterback for the Steelers. Knowing what the situation was playing Pittsburgh at home, I knew the crowd would be crazy. They did a great job. Even when it was 31-3, they stayed in it and they deserve it.” Hoyer does too, and should have a few extra well-wishes today on his 29th birthday.
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Football freep.com —  Brian Hoyer passed for 217 yards and pulled off a rarity for a Cleveland quarterback, leading the host Browns to a romp over Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers, 31-10. Hoyer, the hometown kid quickly turning into a hero, ran off the field to loud cheers and exited near a banner that read: "This Is Hoyer Country."
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Football mlive.com —  Jerry Palm, the bracketology and bowls expert for CBSsports.com, continues to list Michigan State among the four teams in his College Football Playoff projection. Palm, who included State in his projection last week, said he does so "despite a lackluster performance at Purdue" by the Spartans on Saturday.
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Ice Hockey statenews.com —  The weekend featured some ups and downs for the hockey team, but senior forward Matt Berry was a consistent bright spot. The Spartans scored eight goals over the weekend and Berry was directly involved in six of them, scoring four and assisting on two others.
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Football spartansportsnetwork.com —  This Week George And Coach D Recap The Game Against Wyoming And Preview Nebraska. Guest Include Senior Wide Reciever Keith Mumphery And Junior Linebacker Darien Harris.
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Men's Tennis msuspartans.com —  John Patrick Mullane and Brett Forman wrapped up the ITA All-American Championships with the doubles qualifying on Tuesday. Texas A&M's AJ Cantanzariti and Max Lunkin defeated Mullane and Forman, 6-3, 7-5.
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Football detroitnews.com —  To say the program Mark Dantonio took over at Michigan State in late November of 2006 was in disarray would be a massive understatement. When the head coach at Cincinnati was tabbed to replace John L. Smith, the Spartans had been to only two bowl games in seven seasons, compiling a 38-45 mark along the way as they took a significant plunge, one that started almost immediately after Nick Saban left for LSU after the end of the 1999 regular season.
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Football detroitnews.com —  When it comes to stopping Nebraska, the top priority is no real mystery — slowing down Ameer Abdullah. It's easier said than done and there certainly are other aspects of the Cornhuskers' offense that present problems, but none are bigger than one of the most effective runners in the game, a candidate to win the Heisman Trophy.
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